Energy policies

The Commission is in the process of updating some of the content on this website in light of the withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union. If the site contains content that does not yet reflect the withdrawal of the United Kingdom, it is unintentional and will be addressed.

  The European Commission is hosting a Sustainable Energy Investment Forum (SEI Forum) webinar on integrated home renovation services in Europe on Friday 26 February 2021 from 10.00 to 12.00 (CET).   
Post date: 18 Úno 2021
Type: Event

The report "Next Generation of EPCs and Quality Convergence across the EU: Implementation of Innovative Certification Schemes" aims to tackle current EPC challenges by proposing new features for implementation within existing schemes.   The document first summarises the state-of-the-art regarding European and international certification schemes.  
Post date: 18 Úno 2021
Type: Publication

For the current program period EU has dedicated a significant part of the European Regional Development Fund to achieve a low carbon economy. In Sweden these funds are partly managed by regional programs and partly by a national regional fund.   Climate Action Network has ranked Sweden as the EU country with the most ambitious climate politic. Money has been allocated to several energy projects that support companies’ and organizations to become more energy efficient.
Post date: 12 Úno 2021
Type: Publication

Thursday 18 February Online   The 10th high-level meeting of the EU Refining Forum will take place as a webinar on 18 February 2021.   The discussion will focus on key developments and policy initiatives relevant for the refining industry, which took place during the first year of the von der Leyen Commission, as well as their implications.  
Post date: 12 Úno 2021
Type: Event

This chapter of the Energy Efficiency 2020 report by IEA focuses on Buildings.   A complex interplay of factors will determine how the Covid-19 crisis influences energy intensity in the buildings sector in the coming years.   In the short term, three trends are visible:  
Post date: 11 Úno 2021
Type: Publication

This report is the first output of the GlobalABC “adaptation” working group, launched at COP24 in Katowice.   During the Global- ABC meeting in Rabat in October 2018, the representatives of the Kingdom of Morocco and GlobalABC members expressed their mutual wish to see the challenges of climate change adaptation and the benefits of initiatives in the real-estate, building, and construction sector be put in the spotlight, as up until now they have not been given due attention.
Post date: 11 Úno 2021
Type: Publication

From 23 to 26 February, 41 EASME projects will take part in the virtual exhibition of the EU Industry Days and have the opportunity to interact with many stakeholders as industry, policy makers, EU SMEs and find potential synergies.   The EU Industry Days event will serve as the main platform to discuss industrial challenges and co-develop opportunities and policy responses in an inclusive dialogue with a wide range of partners.  
Post date: 11 Úno 2021
Type: Event

In view of the ambitious 2050 full decarbonisation target and the need to reduce the initial and operational costs of buildings, the revival of the ‘neighbourhood’ concept is greatly endorsed in recent years.   The ZERO-PLUS project has developed a method and accompanying tools to provide an overarching solution to the barriers for the successful construction of new residential Net Zero Energy Settlements (NZES).
Post date: 11 Úno 2021
Type: Event

12 February 2021 10:00  - 12:30   In its role as the Coordinator of the Energy Efficient Mortgage Initiative (EEMI), the European Mortgage Federation – European Covered Bond Council (EMF-ECBC) is proud to host the Official Launch Event for the Energy Efficient Mortgage Label (EEML).  
Post date: 10 Úno 2021
Type: Event

  Overview   Integrating the Energy Efficiency First principle in policymaking is a key requirement to meeting EU climate objectives and implementing the EU Green Deal.   Some Member States have taken the Efficiency First principle on as a guiding principle, such as Germany.  
Post date: 9 Úno 2021
Type: Event